U.S. Military Moves Drone Fleet

Eric Gay/AP

Maybe Djibouti would feel differently if they knew about the pizza delivery drone. The Djibouti government’s fears about accidents and other mishaps has caused the U.S. government to relocate a large fleet of drones in this Horn of Africa nation. The drones have been moved temporarily to a makeshift airstrip from the U.S. military base Camp Lemonnier, the U.S. hub for counterterrorism operations in Yemen and Somalia and the key center of operations in the fight against al-Shabab, al Qaeda’s wing in Somalia that has claimed responsibility for the Nairobi mall siege. The Pentagon has pledged $1 billion to upgrade Camp Lemonnier to a major regional base, but it’s unclear how moving the drones will affect those plans.